Top 10 Island Resorts In Thailand - Updated 2024

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Thailand is located in Southeast Asia and is well-known for its beautiful tropical beaches, surf spots, ancient ruins, fascinating royal palaces and ornate temples to Buddha. Its capital is Bangkok, a mixture of modern skyscrapers next to traditional canal-side communities. The city is also famous for the Emerald Buddha Temple and Wat Arun, Wat Pho temples and the Grand Palace. Pattaya is home to modern beach resorts and water parks. Formerly a small fishing village, this all changed in the 1960s when hotels started lining up on the beach. However, the Wat Phra Yai Temple with its golden Buddha still looks out over Pattaya. For golfers, the area has a number of designer golf courses.

With many things to do in Thailand, you’ll undoubtedly want to visit soon. For a memorable time, why not stay in an island resort? Here are the top island resorts in Thailand.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and island location. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 18, 2024.

1. Peace Resort, Bophut (from USD 149)

Peace Resort nestles on Bo Phut Beach, a 7-minute stroll to Walking Street in the fishing village of Bophut. Samui Airport and the popular Chaweng Beach are both a 14-minute drive away. The resort features an outdoor swimming pool and the Sea Wrap Restaurant, right at the beach. There is also a poolside bar and the resort offers a library, full of good reads while on vacation. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property. Bungalows offer a private terrace with garden or sea views. The interior is air-conditioned and there is a flat-screen TV. The rooms also feature a minibar and tea and coffee maker, as well as a private bathroom.

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Peace Resort Samui

Wifi Available

Address: 178 Moo 1, Bophut, Koh Samui

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden

2. Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort (from USD 201)

Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort features its own private beach and an infinity pool. The resort nestles on La Ba Goa Bay and is around a four-hour land and sea transfer from the airport in Phuket. There is a pool bar, tennis courts and four restaurants available on the property. Free Wi-Fi is provided in the lobby. The resort has a fitness centre and spa offering traditional Thai massage and body treatments. Childcare is available for families. The rooms and bungalows are air-conditioned and feature cable TV and a private balcony.

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SAii Phi Phi Island Village

Wifi Available

Address: 49 Moo 8, Phi Phi Island, Ao Nang, Amphoe Muang

Restaurant Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna Fitness centre Garden

3. The Naka Island, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Phuket (from USD 345)

The Naka Island, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Phuket, nestles on a beautiful island in the Andaman Sea and a 10-minute journey by speedboat from Ao Por Grand Marina. This private beach resort in Thailand has a tropical landscape with a private beach, a spa centre and gym. On-site restaurants serve a mixture of international and Thai cuisines and cocktails are available at Z Bar. The resort also has 24-hour room service available. Accommodation is offered in luxury villas with private pools. Each villa has air conditioning, a flat-screen cable TV and an open-air private bathroom with a shower and soaking tub.

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The Naka Island, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Phuket

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 32 Moo 5 Tambol Paklok Amphur Thalang Naka Yai Island

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

4. Koyao Island Resort, Ko Yao Noi (from USD 246)

Koyao Island Resort is nestled in Phang Nga Bay. The property is surrounded by lush greenery and beautiful, quiet beaches. The hotel has an infinity pool, spa and guest activity centre. The resort’s restaurant serves international and Thai cuisine, along with fresh seafood dishes. On request, guests can also enjoy a meal on Ko Nok, a private island, a 15-minute boat trip away. All the popular water sports are available at the resort. Villas on the property have roofs crafted from mangrove palm leaves that keep away the heat. All accommodation has modern furnishings, a seating area, private bathroom and minibar. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.

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Koyao Island Resort - SHA Plus

Address: 24/2 Moo 5, T. Koh Yao Noi. A. Koh Yao, Phang Nga Province

Parking Restaurant Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Fishing

5. Deva Resort & Spa, Koh Samui (from USD 51)

Deva Samui Resort & Spa in Koh Samui nestles on the secluded Choeng Mon beach and offers beautiful sunset views. The hotel features three outdoor pools, a spa, water sports and the open-air By The Sea Restaurant serving authentic Thai cuisine, fresh seafood and Western dishes. The resort also features beach and poolside bars. Rooms offer large windows with views, while suites have an outdoor patio or balcony. Each room has a mini bar and offers bathrobes. Free Wi-Fi is available in the rooms.

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Deva Beach Resort Samui

Wifi Available

Address: 69/34 Moo 5, Bo Phut, Koh Samui

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Garden

6. Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort, Chaweng (from USD 235)

Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort is a one-minute walk from the beach and a ten-minute walk from Chaweng Beach and the many nightlife options. The resort offers a spa and several restaurants with views. There is an outdoor infinity pool which overlooks the ocean. There is a variety of water sports and other activities available in the resort, as well as a fitness centre and library. Rooms, suites and villas are luxurious and offer balconies, cable TV with DVD player, free Wi-Fi and bathrooms with bathtubs.

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Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 92/1 Moo 2, Tambon Bophut, Amphur

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

7. Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui, Koh Samui (from USD 1438)

One of the best luxury resorts in Thailand, Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui is surrounded by tropical greenery and a five-minute walk to the beach on Laem Yai Bay. The hotel features an infinity pool at the beach and there are a number of beach sports and water sports available. There is a fitness centre and spa available for guests. The on-site restaurant serves fresh seafood dishes, international and Thai cuisine. There is a beach bar serving tropical cocktails. Every room in the resort offers a private infinity pool and bar. Rooms offer views of the lush tropical surroundings or the Gulf of Siam.

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Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui

Wifi Available

Address: 219 Moo 5, Angthong , Koh Samui, Surat Thani

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court

8. Sensi Paradise Beach Resort, Koh Tao (from USD 135)

Sensi Paradise Beach Resort nestles on Mae Haad Beach, a short stroll from restaurants and shops. The restaurant serves a mix of international, local and seafood dishes and there is a pool area for relaxation. Fishing and snorkelling are available, as well as island-hopping trips. Guest accommodation is in wooden bungalows, each with private balconies offering pool or garden views. All accommodation is air-conditioned and features a fridge. There are private bathrooms with showers, bathrobes and slippers. Free Wi-Fi is provided throughout the property.

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Sensi Paradise Beach Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 27 Moo 2, Mae Haad

Restaurant Room service Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing Babysitting/child services

9. Wind Beach Resort, Ko Tao (from USD 71)

Wind Beach Resort is nestled along Sairee Beach on the island of Koh Tao, a ten-minute drive from Mae Had Market and Koh Tao Pier. Chalok Beach is a ten-minute drive away. The resort’s pool overlooks the sea and there is a beachfront restaurant and bar offering sunset views. Thai massages are on offer and the Wind Beach Restaurant serves European and Thai dishes. Free WiFi is available in public areas of the property. Rooms offer TV and a minibar along with a private bathroom with shower.

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Wind Beach Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 17 Moo 1 A. Koh Phangan, Suratthani

Parking Restaurant Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing Dry cleaning

10. The Tarna Align Resort, Koh Tao (from USD 129)

One of the best resorts for couples in Thailand, The Tarna Align Resort sits high on a hill in Koh Tao, a twelve-minute walk from the beach. The resort has an outdoor pool and restaurant serving a range of local and international cuisine. There is a bar serving cocktails and other refreshments. Rooms offer beautiful views over the sea, garden or pool and have a seating area with flat-screen TV and a minibar. En-suite bathrooms feature showers and free toiletries. Massage treatments and free Wi-Fi are available to guests.

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The Tarna Align Resort - SHA Plus

Wifi Available

Address: 68 Moo 1, T. Koh Tao, Suratthani

Restaurant Room service Garden Terrace Fishing Laundry Ironing service Internet services

Enjoy your luxurious island vacation

All the modern and historic attractions of this fascinating country are great, but staying in island resorts in Thailand is the ultimate vacation. This list features a wide variety of options, so whether you’re looking for an all-inclusive resort in Thailand or an affordable one, you can find something that you like.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.

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Anne Sewell was born in England, but has spent most of her life in Africa - Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa - and now resides on the beautiful Costa del Sol in southern Spain. She loves writing...Read more

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